A Hasty Getaway is located in Newton County, one of the most beautiful areas in Arkansas.
To understand just how well we are situated, here is a map of the Buffalo River National Park with A Hasty Getaway's location noted. Yes, right next to the park between the Hasty and Carver cutoffs. Right in the middle of this stunning area!
Arkansas is known as The Natural State for good reason. Hills, mountains, rivers, streams, this state has it all. And Newton County offers the best of the best!
The Grand Canyon of the Ozarks, a slew of waterfalls, amazing hiking trails, interesting shopping are all within a 20-minute drive. Use Tripadvisor.com to search any of these terms, or these terms with what you're interested in (i.e. Jasper, AR restaurants or Newton County, AR hiking):
- Jasper, AR (your closest town and the county seat).
- Buffalo National River.
- Newton County, AR.
- Harrison, AR (our big town to the north).
Here are some good places to start exploring our area:
The Newton County Chamber of Commerce website has a calendar of local events, some good history, and other great information.
The Wikipedia for Newton County is full of good information:
Hiking trails are detailed on two great sites:
Another good site with good information about the state is:
And of course, the State of Arkansas has a great website.
The National Park Service has great information about the Buffalo National River here.
The National Park Service also maintains a list of canoe/kayak outfitters, fishing guides, and sightseeing operators who have permits to operate on the river (yes, it's important!). Visit the NPS outfitters page here.
Another great site with information about the Buffalo National River is an organization focused on the Buffalo National River.
Motorcycle riding and classic car drives are common along Scenic Highway 7 and other roads in the area. Visit these sites for good drives in the area:
We hope this help you plan your visit to our beautiful area!